Choosing medicine as a career is an even bigger decision than choosing most degree courses or careers. Of course, you are not tied in to medicine after qualifying, but in practice the overwhelming majority of medical students go on to work as doctors for the rest of their working lives. Perhaps because of the vast range and flexibility of a medical career, it’s hard to walk away from.
Many medical students talk about choosing between equally demanding degrees, which often have similar entry requirements. Law, psychology and engineering are commonly considered options. Explore them with the links above.